Pope Francis paid tribute to the fighters and victims present

The statue will take centre stage at a reconciliation ceremony in the Colombian town of Villavicencio

The Catholic Church has been a guiding force in bringing rebels back to civilian life

The decision to sign the amended peace accord was made during a meeting at a heavily guarded Catholic retreat in Bogota

A new peace deal is to be negotiated after voters rejected an agreement that would have formally ended the long-running war between the government and Farc

Cardinal Pietro Parolin was speaking hours before the government and Farc rebels signed a historic peace deal

Vatican declines invitation, but praises the country’s peace deal

A peace deal has been reached in Colombia which will see the end to the longest internal armed conflict in the western hemisphere

Representatives of FARC and the Colombian government have been holding talks in Cuba since late 2012

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